Raimon Duran-Struuck

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Assistant Professor of Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Director of Veterinary Clinical Care and Resident Training, University of Pennsylvania Laboratory Animal Resources

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DVM (Veterinary Medicine)
Tufts University, 2002.
PhD (Immunology)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2011.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Transplantation Tolerance

Selected Publications

Duran-Struuck, R., Matar, A. J., Huang, C. A.: Myeloid Leukemias and Virally Induced Lymphomas in Miniature Inbred Swine: Development of a Large Animal Tumor Model. Front Genet 20(6): 332, Nov 2015

Duran-Struuck, R., Huang, C. A., Orf, K., Bronson, R. T., Sachs, D. H., Spitzer, T. R.: Miniature Swine as a Clinically Relevant Model of Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Comp Med 65(5): 429-443, 2015.

Matar, A. J., Patil, A. R., Al-Musa, A., Hanekamp, I., Sachs, D. H., Huang, C. A., Duran-Struuck, R.: Effect of Irradiation on Incidence of Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Miniature Swine. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 21(10): 1732-1738, 2015.

Guallart, P. A., Zitsman, J., Sondermeijer, H., Woodland, D., Kato, Y., Weiner, J., Griesemer, A., Buehler, L., McMurchy, A., Levings, M., Sykes, M., Duran-Struuck, R.: Induction of Durable Mixed Hematopoietic Chimerism and Immune Tolerance in Monkeys. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 21(2): S46-S47, 2015.

Leonard, D. A., Kurtz, J. M., Mallard, C., Albritton, A., Duran-Struuck, R., Farkash, E. A., Crepeau, R., Matar, A., Horner, B. M., Randolph, M. A., Sachs, D. H., Huang, C. A., Cetrulo, C. L.: Vascularized composite allograft tolerance across MHC barriers in a large animal model. Am J Transplant 14(2): 343-355, 2014.

Weiner, J., Duran-Struuck, R., Zitsman, J., Sykes, M., Griesemer, A.: Resting and Restimulation after Cryopreservation Restores Regulatory T Cell Phenotype and Function. Transplantation 98: 677-678, 2014.

Duran-Struuck, R., Climov, M., Gusha, A., Harrington, E., Matar, A. J., Crepeau, R. L., Spitzer, T. R., Sachs, D. H., Huang, C. A.: Immune Modulation of Antibody Responses Induced Through Allogeneic Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 19(2): S286-S287, 2013.

Peraino, J. S., Schenk, M., Li, G., Zhang, H., Farkash, E. A., Sachs, D. H., Huang, C. A., Duran-Struuck, R., Wang, Z.: Development of a diphtheria toxin-based recombinant porcine IL-2 fusion toxin for depleting porcine CD25+ cells. J Immunol Methods 398-399: 33-43, 2013.

Pathiraja, V., Matar, A. J., Gusha, A., Huang, C. A., Duran-Struuck, R.: Leukapheresis protocol for nonhuman primates weighing less than 10 kg. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 52(1): 70-77, 2013.

Liang, F., Wamala, I., Scalea, J., Tena, A., Cormack, T., Pratts, S., Duran-Struuck, R., Elias, N., Hertl, M., Huang, C. A., Sachs, D. H.: Increased levels of anti-non-Gal IgG following pig-to-baboon bone marrow transplantation correlate with failure of engraftment. Xenotransplantation 20(6): 458-468, 2013.

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